Seljord lake

Seljord Lake (Seljordsvatnet) is a lake in the municipality Seljord in Telemark, Norway. The main influx river is Vallaråi, and the lake drains through Bøelva. The lake covers an area of 16.7 km2. According to local folklore Selma, a sea serpent (Norwegian: Seljordsormen) lives in the lake.[1]


  1. "Seljordsvatnet". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 20 August 2011.

Coordinates: 59°27′N 8°44′E / 59.450°N 8.733°E / 59.450; 8.733

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